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Robert Harvey Miller Faculty Member

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Robert Miller is the Vice Dean for Research and Academic Affairs at George Washington University’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, and the Vivian Gill Distinguished Research Professor. He obtained both his B.Sc. and Ph.D. from University College in London, England. Dr. Miller has published more than 200 papers in the area of neural development and disease with a particular interest in the brain and spinal cord. He was a founding member, and research coordinator, of the Myelin Repair Foundation, a non-profit foundation based in California whose goal is to rapidly develop new therapies for Multiple Sclerosis. He has served on multiple review groups including as chair of NIH study sections. He is a Chair of the Independent Review Committee at Target ALS, and has served on the advisory board for the Maryland Stem Cell Foundation. Dr. Miller serves on the Editorial board of a number of neurobiological and developmental journals. He has won numerous awards, including the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship Award, Jacob Javits Neuroscience Merit Award from the NIH, and the Charles Judson Herrick Award from the American Association of Anatomists. Dr. Miller has a primary interest in CNS neural development with a focus on understanding the biology of neural diseases including Multiple Sclerosis, Brain tumors and Cerebral Palsy. Dr. Miller's development research has focused on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate glial cell determination in the developing vertebrate CNS.

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